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Dec 4, 2012 5:30pm PST
a kid from every country? the world? seth doane follows danny goldfield who's answering this question with a bus pass. >> so far i have photographed children from 169 countries. i have 24 more. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. president obama dug in his heels today insisting on tax revenues for higher income earners but at a hint of compromise he said he would consider lowering tax breaks again next year. mr. obama wants to raise taxes on individuals who make more than $200,000 a year and on couples making more than $250. he said this today. the way to recovery. bill whitaker reports from california. schools close as the flu bug spreads. elaine quijano reports on where the virus is woshs and how efgtd the vaccine can be. and what city in america. >> raise revenues that are sufficient to balance with >> the issues is that we are going to have to raise revenues that are sufficient to balance with very you have to cuts that we've already made and we're going to have to see the rates on the top 2% go up and we're not go
Dec 5, 2012 4:00am PST
and seth doane reports he doesn't have to go far to find a subject. >> reporter: a yemeni girl peers out over her neighborhood. a young malaysian eats at her favorite restaurant. an afghan boy cools himself on a hot summer day. seven years ago danny goldfield set out to take pictures of one kid from every country on earth. >> so far i photographed children from 169 countries so i have 24 more to go. >> what's interesting about this project is you didn't travel around the world to shoot these pictures you shot everything right here in new york city. >> yeah. to do the project i traveled the world with my metro card. >> reporter: a new york city subway metro card was his ticket to the city's diverse neighborhood. the idea was sparked on a cross country trip when goldfield met rana singh sodhi at an arizona gas station. his brother had been murdered in a hate crime, gunned down in the days after 9/11. >> instead of receding from the world he did the opposite. he bravely said to me he was going to go out into the world and meet his neighbors. >> reporter: he was inspired to meet his own neig
Dec 11, 2012 5:30pm PST
by million-dollar sand dunes. that was something we wanted to know more about so we sent seth doane. 45, 50-year-old cape cod. >> reporter: jeff davis road out >> reporter: pretty lucky for a 45, 50-year-old cape cod. >> reporter: jeff davis road out sandy in his home on new jersey's long beach island. your house is in pretty good shape. you fared well. >> we were lucky, we were lucky. >> reporter: his house was saved by this wall of sand, part of a $16.8 million army corps of engineers project completed six months before sandy. >> they basically brought the waves to a stand still at this point. >> reporter: stew farrell is a coastal geologist who's examining how sand barriers stop rising water pushed ashore by the storm. >> in places where the projects had not been constructed, the damage was extensive and in some cases catastrophic. >> reporter: since 1986, the federal government helped new jersey pay $700 million to build sand walls as high as 22 feet. but some critics, including steve ellis of taxpayers for common sense, call it a beach bailout. >> what we need do is actually reorient t
Dec 13, 2012 5:30pm PST
the world as malnutritioon. seth doane tells us about a missouri high school fighting the problem. >> hi, brandy, how are you? >> reporter: spend a minute in the nurse's office at truman high school in independence, missouri, and you'll immediately notice something troubling. what problems are you seeing? >> we see type two diabetes, high blood pressure. people with joint pains, arthritis, stre swrierkt depression. from being above a healthy weight >> reporter: school nurse lori halsey tells us 40% of students at truman high were overweight or obese. two years ago, he was part of a district-wide program to test students' body fat. >> you worry where they are going to be in the future. >> we have a major issue in kids because what they're eating, what they're not eating, the lack of exercise. this is a crisis in our country. >> reporter: the crisis that school superintendent jim hinson saw in his school. through higher rates of absenteeism, illness, and lower test scores. he attacked the problem with mandatory nutrition classes in grades k-12. >> at the >> how many of you use a measuring
Dec 14, 2012 4:00am PST
something about it. seth doan reports. >> hi, brandy, how are you? >> reporter: spend a minute in the nurse's office at truman high school in independence, missouri, and you'll immediately notice something troubling. what problems are you seeing? >> we see type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, people with joint pains, arthritis, stress, anxiety, depression from being above a healthy weight. >> reporter: the school nurse told us that 40% of students at truman high were overweight or obese. two years ago she was part of a districtwide program to test students' body fat. >> it's very concerning to see that they're dealing with adult illnesses at such a young age, and you just worry about where they're going to be in the future. >> we have a major issue with kids because of what they're eating, what they're not eating, the lack of exercise. this is a crisis in our country. >> reporter: a crisis that school superintendent jim hinson saw was undermining his school in absenteeism and lower test scores. he attacks the problem with mandatory nutrition classes in classes k through 12. now they record
Dec 29, 2012 8:00am EST
>>> good morning. i'm seth doane. >>> and i'm rebecca jarvis. here are some of the stories we'll be looking at on "cbs this morning saturday." with three days left will the two parties come together to beat the clock? >> yet another strong storm coming through. we'll find out how bad it will be and what it could mean for holiday travel. >>> the strange but true tale of man who woke up one day and had no idea who he is. he's now the subject of a critically acclaimed documentary and he joins us to tell his story. >>> and it's not a bird or a plane. it's the latest version of "superman," one of the blockbuster movies due out in the new year. all that and so much and more on "cbs this morning saturday" on this saturday, december 29, 2012. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to the weekend. this is the final weekend of 2013. >> exciting stuff, right? >> exciting to have you here with us. >> glad to be here. >> i said 2013 because i'm preparing for the new year so everybody knows. >> in for anthony mason. >> it's nice to have you with us for our new year's
Dec 29, 2012 5:00am PST
to "cbs this morning saturday." i'm seth doane. >> and i'm rebecca jarvis. >>> do you ever wonder what happens when you step through the scanner while going through airport security? well according to one blogger who claims to be a former tsa agent, it's not pretty. >> i don't like this. the anonymous blogger says a lot of them laugh and look at the scanner which strips away the person's clothing. hi calls it a hair-brained money wasting taxpayer worry. >> as a blogger, you always question -- >> anonymous. >>> now to our top story this half hour. many people go through an identity crisis at some point in their lives but not like this. one man woke up eight years ago without the slightest idea of who he was. >> the continuing search for his identity is now the focus of a student-made documentary. >> my name is benjamin kyle. you don't fwhoe i am. and quite frankly, neither do i. this is my story. >> the documentary "finding benjamin" tells the story of finding benjamin kyle the name taken from the initials of the burger king where he was found, beaten and naked ne
Dec 23, 2012 6:00am PST
there's a gift of caring, comfort, compassion and, above all, the gift of time. seth doane will be reporting on our "sunday morning" cover story. >> many people don't have any. i think it's the same all the time. >> reporter: and time has never been more precious for theresa curtis. which is why she and her family are going on an all expense paid vacation. you call it a time out from cancer? >> a time out from cancer because that's exactly what it is. >> beautiful here. >> reporter: a journey to remember ahead on "sunday morning." >> osgood: bradley cooper is an actor with a number of successful films to his credit and to hear some industry observers tell it a possible academy award nomination in his future. er is ree that altschul catches up with him in his own hometown. >> it's a night you'll never forget. >> reporter: "the hangover" made bradley cooper one of hollywood's biggest stars. now his role in the new film "silver linings play book" has critics talking about an oscar. >> you look nice. >> reporter: not that anyone from philly is surprised. >> i just saw your movi
Dec 17, 2012 5:00pm PST
to be laid to rest. jim axelrod is in newtown, connecticut. bob orr and seth doane have new bovelopments in the investigation. ew'll hear from an eyewitness who survived. >> i can see his feet and his legs from the knees down, and his feet were facing in my direction, and i just froze with fear. >> pelley: and america's first father remembers the children we lost.
Dec 17, 2012 5:30pm PST
maybe he was thinking of a broader attack. >> pelley: bob, thanks very much. we asked correspondent seth doane to talk to people who could paint a broader picture of adam lanza. >> reporter: what kind of kid was adam lanza as a classmate. >> just quiet. >> reporter: this girl remembers adam lanza from german class. >> on one side he did something unspeakable, on the other, that's not how i remember him. i remember him as the nice kid that i sat near in class and, you know, we joked, he'd laugh, that kind of thing. >> reporter: it was the spring of 2009 and the two were enrolled at western connecticut state university while lanza was still in high school. >> we were all hanging out, outside of class afterwards one night and he walked by and we were like "hey, you want to grab a drink with us?" and he said "no, i can't, i'm 17." >> reporter: lanza was also being home schooled at the time. he took seven college level courses between the summers of 2008 and 2009. he received several as in computer classes and also one in american history. his overall g.p.a. was 3.26. dot remembers meeting ad
Dec 20, 2012 5:30pm PST
and two more teachers killed in the school massacre last week were laid to rest today. seth doane continues our coverage in newtown, connecticut. >> reporter: boy scouts saluted the casket of fellow scout benjamin wheeler. er had been learning to play the piano and loved the beatles. scout pablo carmona wondered what many here did. >> i don't really know why he had to die, but it's very sad to see all this happen. >> reporter: jesse lewis' family described the first grader as d arless but admitted he slept in his mother's arms almost every night. his schoolmate catherine hubbard s s remembered for a smile as bright as her red hair. she'd recently been taking korseback riding lessons. six-year-old allison wyatt wanted to become an artist. .er artwork covered the family home. her make-believe art studio. the motorcades and funeral processions bring newtown to a standstill as the community honors the students and their teachers. at 52-year-old annie marie murphy's funeral, cardinal dolan praised her for make the ultimate sacrifice. 30-year-old lauren rosseau was also laid to rest. sh
Dec 13, 2012 5:00pm PST
axelrod are on the story. what's make our high schools sick? seth doane finds it's the obesity epidemic. >> for the first time in history the life expectancy of our kids is less than hour that has
Dec 21, 2012 7:00am PST
, the mother and first victim of gunman adam lanza. seth doane is in newtown where more funerals for the victims will be held this morning. >> reporter: good morning, norah and charlie and good morning to our viewers in the west. across the country, governors and mayors have called for a special day of mourning and a moment of silence to mark one week since this tragedy. >> it sucks. there's no reason for us to be here tonight. >> reporter: expressions of disbelief and grief echoed across the country. robbie parker father of first grader emilie parker spoke at her memorial service held thursday night, where pink ribbons line roadways. >> you slowly begin to realize even though this is such a personal and internal thing for us, i started to really feel how much it touched everybody everywhere. >> reporter: in newtown, motorcades and funeral processions continue to jam its small streets. everywhere every hour it seems another group salutes yet another victim. [ bell tolling ] memorials grow as expressions of sympathy pour onto streets, and into mailboxes. th
Dec 22, 2012 5:00am PST
of playing for his high school football team, overcoming huge obstacles. as seth doane reports, there's glory in it but mostly this is a real story of guts. >> do you want to wear your red shirt today? >> reporter: even before 7:00 a.m. most of the talk at his home is about sports. >> do you want to bring your pads to practice or no? >> yeah i would. >> reporter: he heads off to school in his wellesley high school varsity jacket. >> it's my game you know. >> reporter: football is? >> football is more of my game than sitting around on the couch all day. >> reporter: but there's no football team at the nearby cotting school where he is enrolled. it's a school for disabilities. >> he is grateful for where he lives. there was a period where we live thad we thought, oh my god, our baby is going to die. >> reporter: he was born a healthy baby but he was left with sustained damage. he was diagnosed wither is bral er iscerebral palsy. almost from the beginning she remembers his passion for sports. >> yellow ball. everything was ball in sports. >> reporter: by middl
Dec 2, 2012 6:00am PST
that is hoping to improve lives overseas thanks to one of hollywood's big stars. our seth doane went along. >> reporter: the slimy seeds inside these cocoa pods will be transformed into something sweet. thanks in part to a super star supporter. ben affleck. >> i thought, you know, what kind of a life can i lead to make my children proud of me? it wasn't just, you know, making movies. >> reporter: a rather extraordinary story of chocolate. later on sunday morning. >> osgood: alan cumming is an actor from scotland who has made a successful and unhinted career for himself here in the united states. he talks this morning with serena altschul. >> i am the great gazoo. reporter: whether you're young or old, odds are you've enjoyed a movie or a tv show with alan cumming. >> do nothing. say nothing. >> reporter: but before cumming became a star, he had to survive a childhood of mixed messages. >> i had my father telling me i was worthless. my mum told me i was precious. >> reporter: the prolific ex-heub rance sometimes naughty life of alan cumming. later on sunday morning. >> osgood: martha teichn
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